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English verb: unfreeze

1. unfreeze (change) become or cause to become soft or liquid


SamplesThe sun melted the ice.
The ice thawed.
The ice cream melted.
The heat melted the wax.
The giant iceberg dissolved over the years during the global warming phase.
Dethaw the meat.


ExamplesThe chefs unfreeze the vegetables


Synonymsdethaw, dissolve, melt, thaw, unthaw


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)flux, liquefy, liquify


Narrower (hyponym)de-ice, defrost, deice, deliquesce

2. unfreeze (change) make (assets) available


SamplesRelease the holdings in the dictator's bank account.


Synonymsfree, release, unblock


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)issue, supply


Antonymsimmobilise, immobilize, freeze, block









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